|Fred Allen Show 45 11 11 Mr. Mob Buster|
Fred and Portland visit Allen's Alley to ask "How do you think these new scientific developments are going to affect you?". Fred needs a new radio and visits Monty Woolley who has one he wants to give away. Fred and Monty perform the crime drama "Mr. Mob Buster".
Keywords: Fred Allen Show; Fred Allen; Comedy; Old Time Radio; OTR
|The Fred Allen Show 45 12 30 Radio Shows In Russia|
Fred and Portland head down to Allens' Alley to ask "How do you fell about Mayor La Guardia's return to private life?". Fred talks with Gregory Ratoff about what American radio shows would sound like in Russia. The program ends early, and listeners are transferred to the Cafe Zanzibar for the music of Duke Ellington and His Orchestra.
Keywords: Fred Allen Show; Fred Allen; Duke Ellington; Comedy; Music; Variety; Old Time Radio; OTR
|Fred Allen Show 40 06 19 Jack Benny Interview|
News of the Week presents dunces from little known schools. Fred interviews a man who plays second violinist with the Waukegan Philharmonic, by the name of Jack Benny. The Round Table Discussion is "Do you think that the curfew law should be made nationwide and children under sixteen in every city be kept in their homes after 9:00 P. M.?" The Mighty Allen Art Players perform "The Million Dollar Smile," or, "The Tooth Will Out."
Keywords: Fred Allen Show; Fred Allen; Portland Hoffa; Jack Benny; Comedy; Old Time Radio; OTR
|Fred Allen Show 46 03 03 Chicken Surplus Orson Welles|
Fred and Portland stroll down Allen's Alley to ask the question: "Have you heard about the chicken surplus and are you eating more chicken because of it?" Fred is expecting his guest Orson Welles, but Orson's personal psychiatrist arrives with the bad news that Orson has had a nervous breakdown. Fred goes to the Rest Home to help Orson recover.
Keywords: Fred Allen Show; Fred Allen; Orson Welles; Comedy; Old Time Radio; OTR
|Fred Allen - Town Hall Tonight - November 27, 1935|
Episode of Fred Allen's "Town Hall Tonight" from November 27, 1935.
Keywords: Old Time Radio; Town Hall Tonight; Fred Allen; Fred Allen Show
|Fred Allen Show 45 11 04 Lost Memory|
Fred talks about the first time he heard a radio program back in 1920, after announcing that this is National Radio Week, a celebration of radio's 25th anniversary in broadcasting. Fred and Portland visit Allen's Alley to ask, "Are you doing your part in the Victory Loan Drive?" Guest Martha Raye joins Fred in a play called, "Mash Notes."
Keywords: Fred Allen Show; Fred Allen; Portland Hoffa; Martha Raye; Comedy; Old Time Radio; OTR